Save the Date- May 19th- The Future of Critical Disability Studies and Disability Access at UC Davis

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Event Title:

The Future of Critical Disability Studies and Disability Access at UC Davis

Day/Time:

Thursday, May 19, 2016,

12:10 pm-1:30pm

Location:

SCC Multipurpose Room

Speakers:

Susan Schweik (UC Berkeley)

Douglas Baynton (University of Iowa)

Alison Kafer (Southwestern University)

Adria Imada (UC Irvine)

Molly McGarry (UC Riverside)

Description:

Join us for a round table discussion of the future of disability studies – and its relationship to disability access – at UC Davis.

Our panel of esteemed scholars will discuss questions including: What is disability studies, and how is it related to disability activism? How does disability intersect with race, gender, sexuality, and immigration? What are emerging directions of study in the field? How does disability access in higher ed affect the study of disability and vice-versa?

Sponsors:

Office of the Dean of HArCS

Department of American Studies

UC Humanities Research Institute

UCOP Multi-campus Research Programs and Initiative Funding

GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) is funded by the Office of Campus Community Relations, the Electronic Accessibility Committee, the Center for Educational Effectiveness, and Academic Technology Services.

This event is part of GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day). Join us for other Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) events on May 19th:

· Workshop for faculty and graduate students – Universal Design for Learning: Reaching Learners with Diverse Needs by Creating Flexible Courses, Activities, and Assessments, 9-10 am, repeated from 11 am – 12 pm

· Drop-in accessibility lab, 9 am – 12 pm

· Accessibility resources for everyone, 10-11 am

· Accessibility resources for developers and programmers, 2-3:30 pm